PCSSD - Summary of Board Operations, August 2014

Summary of Board Operations, August 2014

On June 20, 2011, the State Board of Education exercised authority pursuant to the Omnibus Education Act of 2003 allowing the state to take over operations of the Pulaski County Special School District (“the District”). Commissioner Kimbrell appointed Dr. Jerry Guess as superintendent. Dr. Jerry Guess will administratively operate the District under the supervision and approval of the Commissioner. On July 1, 2014, Mr. Tony Wood became the Commissioner of Education. Accordingly, Commissioner Wood now serves in the stead of PCSSD Board of Education.

August 12, 2014


  1.  Annual Discipline Report Summary
  2.  Monitoring and Compliance Report

New Business

  1.  Approval of The Learning Institute Service Agreement
  2.  Approval of Modified 2014-2015 Substitute Teacher Salary Schedule
  3.  Revision of Board Policy DJE – Purchase of Commodities – 1st Reading
  4.  Approval of Retirement of Fixed Assets
  5.  Approval of Hayes Software Systems TIPWeb-IT
  6.  Approval of McAfee Antivirus Annual Renewal
  7.  Approval of Network Cabling Infrastructure for Robinson High School
  8.  Approval of Switching Infrastructure for Robinson High School
  9.  Approval of auctioning thirty-nine (39) PCSSD buses
  10. Approval of contracting From the Heart International Education Services
  11. Approval of contracting Dr. Mack Hines, Mack Hines Consulting, LLC

 Consent Agenda

  1. Summary of Operations - Approved
  2. Personnel - Approved
  3. Bills for Payment - Approved
  4. Financial Report - Approved
  5. Financial Distress Report- Approved